|Dec. 3 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST10:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Butler scored 23 and had eight rebounds and seven assists in Tuesday's double-overtime loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Jimmy Buckets has elevated his game to the next level this season, averaging 22.0 points - 6.9 more than last season - along with a career-best 5.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists. He's already a better offensive player than many experts ever envisioned him becoming.
|Dec. 1 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Butler had 26 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 102-84 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.
Analysis: Since scoring a season-low nine points in Portland on Nov. 21, Butler has averaged 26.3 in four games.
|Nov. 26 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Butler had 32 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's loss at Denver.
Analysis: Butler is quickly becoming a fantasy monster. He's averaging 21.6 points while shooting 50.0 percent to go along with 1.6 steals per game.
|Nov. 24 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST7:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CT1:56 - Butler scored 25 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 97-95 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Analysis: Butler is sizzling with a season average of 20.8 points and is proving there is more to the Bulls than the oft-injured Derrick Rose.
|Nov. 18 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Butler led six players in double figures with 22 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-89 Monday night to improve to 6-0 on the road for the first time since 1996-97.
Analysis: Butler was coming off a career-high 32-points in a loss to Indiana and had eight assists and six rebounds. He missed 11 of 17 shots but that did not deter him in front of a star-studded crowd that included Billy Crystal, Penny Marshall and Rev. Jesse Jackson in attendance.
|Nov. 5 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST9:38 UAE06:380:38 ET11:38 PM CT3:38 - Butler had 21 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's 98-90 win over Orlando.
Analysis: Butler is averaging 22.5 points through his first two games, though both came with Derrick Rose on the sidelines. Butler's scoring could take a dip when the former NBA MVP returns.
|Nov. 2 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT3:29 - Butler knocked down two free throws with 0.2 seconds left in Saturday's 106-105 victory over Minnesota.
Analysis: Butler finished with 24 points on 6-of-12 shooting in his season debut after missing the first two games with a thumb injury. He should continue to be a strong fantasy play going forward.
|Oct. 31 4:20 PM PT5:20 PM MT6:20 PM CT7:20 PM ET23:20 GMT7:20 4:20 PM MST6:20 PM EST3:20 UAE (+1)00:2019:20 ET5:20 PM CT21:20 - Butler made a surprising return to the starting lineup Saturday after missing the first two games with a sprained left thumb.
Analysis: Owners should make sure to activate Butler in fantasy.
|Oct. 30 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:490:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Butler missed Wednesday's opener with a sprained left thumb.
Analysis: It's unclear when Butler will be able to return.